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Category: Science

One Day Without Shoes

Thursday is ‘One Day Without Shoes’ day, a day to spread awareness about children developing preventable feet conditions. By not wearing shoes for one day gives you the opportunity to walk in the steps of these children in developing nations.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 06 Apr 2010

Plastiki expedition update

The journey of Plastiki is well underway and things are looking positive!

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 06 Apr 2010

The breakdown of the world’s water content

Why is water so precious? Because only a small percentage, 0.08% of the world’s water can be used for domestic use.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 06 Apr 2010

Exciting new ways of exploring biodiversity

The Museum is developing new ways to explore and interpret images of biodiversity.

By: Paul Flemons, Category: Science, Date: 31 Mar 2010

This week in Fish: Whiskered Prowfish and Common Seadragon mortality

It's a 'short'week' due to the Easter break. We feature some great new movies and factsheets along with an interesting telephone call from past Australian Museum staff member Phil Colman.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 31 Mar 2010

The Story of Bottled Water

What is the truth behind bottled water?

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 28 Mar 2010

This week in Fish: Visiting researchers and Weeping Toadfish predators

This week we feature the visits of two researchers, a fish photographer page was updated from the old site, we find out about the predators of the Weeping Toadfish and as always plenty of new fishy content was added.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 26 Mar 2010

Sand paintings from Enga

Traditional culture meets modernism in new artworks from the highlands of Papua New Guinea, writes Dr Robin Torrence.

By: Dr Robin Torrence, Category: Science, Date: 24 Mar 2010

Plastiki heads to Oz

Early this morning our time the Plastiki Expedition left San Francisco on its journey to Sydney.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 21 Mar 2010

This week in Fish: Lost Barramundi and a new Research Associate

This week we feature our newest Research Associate and the strange case of 'Buddist Barramundi' releases.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 19 Mar 2010